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-fil-as, crystal's, what taburger. where is the nearest one? it's still big. former congressman jesse jackson's facing jail time after pleading guilty to misusing hundreds of thousands of campaign funds. a tearful jackson apologized to his family and friends. nbc's justice correspondent pete williams takes us through this sad case. >> reporter: for jesse jackson jr., the walk into the courthouse was the end of a slow-motion fall from grace. he told a federal judge, for years i have lived off my campaign, admitting that he took money received in political contributions and used it to make more than 3,000 separate purchases for himself and his wife over the past seven years. a $43,000 gold watch, $19,000 for one of michael jackson's guitars, $16,000 for a pair of elk heads. tens of thousands more in furnishings for their homes in washington and chicago. total value, $750,000. >> jesse jackson jr. had the drive, the ability and the talent to be the voice of a new generation. but he squandered that talent. >> reporter: as he left, jackson was apologetic. >> it's not a proud day. i'm sorry i let e
. fedex. >>> back to "hardball." now to the sideshow. did you see texas democrat jackson greeting president obama when he entered the chamber? it's not the first time she's staked out an aisle position. and she's got company. some members of congress are known to arrive up to 12 hours before the speech to get one of those seats. where they can be seen on camera with the president. and you've got to wait in person, by the way. the rule is no leaving a book or coat on that seat to claim your seat for the event later. sheila jackson says it's all for her constituents. quote, they are seeing me work on their behalf. many of them are moved by the moment. now retired started showing up early the days of carter. there he is with bill clinton. he would arrive early and share snacks while awaiting facetime with the president. people would say gosh, i saw you shaking hands with the president. take a look at ohio republican gene schmidt at last year's address. >> well, unfortunately for miss schmidt, that success on the check turned into a radio attack ad for her challenger. >> there's someo
of pushing electric cars, he should threaten to ban them. news about michael jackson's oldest son, prince michael jackson is our new et correspondent and new addition to the marine corps, marine corps welcomes new puppy, chessy, a nine week old bull dog before becoming private first class chesty. and also don't forget to follow me on twitter@greta wire. coming up how do you take off 3000 passengers on a stranded cruise ship. it's not easy. this crew tried. a hybrid? most are just no fun to drive. now, here's one that will make you feel alive. meet the five-passenger ford c-max hybrid. c-max says ha. c-max says wheeee. which is what you get, don't you see? cause c-max has lots more horsepower than prius v, a hybrid that c-max also bests in mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. we replaced people with a machine.r, what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. i'm here to pick up some cacti. it should be under stephens. the verizon
in the case of the attorney benjamin crumb pet working with the action jackson network on other cases and came and said he wanted to try to bring it national and help the petition drive go national, we were doing a good job and we called the rally that became the big rally that led to the special prosecutor. where race became involved, i think people need to be very careful. not with zimmerman. it's when the local police made a decision to let zimmerman walk and said there was no evidence of probable cause. and there had been tensions in sanford between the local community and the police department. it was our contention that the police department had violated the rights of trayvon martin. it was never about zimmerman in the beginning. it was how can the police say, we're going to decide zimmerman was innocent. i think mr. o'mara and others would do themselves well to understand that had the police proceeded the way the prosecutor has now proceeded, this may have never been a national issue. >> and reverend, you know, speaking a year later, sanford said it's made a lot of changes and working t
in georgia. it was in jackson. everybody wanted -- he was there to talk about spending deficit and debt. everybody wanted to talk about gun control. almost to a person everyone said the only reason why the government wants me to go through background checks is so they know what background i have and how many guns i have so they can take my guns. that's what the perception is. >> there's a lot of paranoia. the there is no such plot a foot from anybody involved. of course the president is out of touch with the sport with the family traditions. that's why the picture was posted. >> here's a simple solution. all gun control ought to apply to everybody that includes the body guards anybody who works for the department or agency. if you don't think i need this or that weapon to protect my family you don't need yours. i am saying all americans are worth the same. my family is eerie bit as valuable as anybody else's family when he works in congress or the branch. >> we have to leave it there. stay tuned. we are going to tell you what it takes to accurately predict the outcome of a football game
, marketer, media mogul and the most person he brought was phil jackson, not a superstar player and enshrined jackson as the great -- although he had great results in chicago it exalted him as a select coach in a way they had not been before. >> you can see in pictures, hollywood celebrity, how big an influence dr. buss had. he died at the age of 80. in college hoops, berkeley, california. head coach mike montgomery will not be suspended from the pac-12 for shoving his own player during the game. he won't face suspension for shoving allen crab in the press. after initially down playing the incident, he apologized yesterday saying he made a mistake, trying to fire up his star player. crab had to be restrained after being shoved. he said they had no hard feelings and he scored 24 point in this game to help cal to a victory. opening day, nearly a month away. angels josh hamilton is settling in with his new team and quakely blew off the fans of his old one. he signed a 25 million dollars deal in the off-season and said yesterday the fans in the dallas-fort worth area, quote, there are true baseba
when jesse jackson had to hold his nose and go to damascus to beg for the release of an american pilot who had been shot down by the syrians. drones are clearly the wave of the future because they save american lives, but they're also effective for surveillance. they have far greater use than simply the kind of fighters we've used, and we actually also use them for domestic purposes. they were reportedly used in the case of the 5-year-old who was held in alabama. they have been used for weather. there are an estimated 8,000 drones, so although it's part of the most secret program, military program, we have, there are also other uses. >> which starts to frighten folks domestically. good thing with the outcome of that alabama case, but some folks think their civil liberties are about to be infringed upon at home. dan, i know from your reporting and the book you wrote, there was more debate within this administration about the transparency aspect of it than there was whether they would engage in a drone program. explain that. >> well, that's exactly right, and that comes up significantly
jackson and charlie sheen here is what he said on cnn. >> this has been an important public conversation that we've
is the democratic nominee in the race to replace disgraced former congressman jesse jackson in illinois. she led the field ahead of debby halvorson. she is expected to easily hold the seat for democrats in the march 19th general election. kelly, who has vowed to become a leader in the federal fight for gun control gained huge momentum from michael bloomberg's gun control super pac which poured money into tv ads attacking halvorson and favoring kelly. bloomberg put out this statement, this is an important victory for common sense leader on gun violence and it's the latest sign that voter across the country are demanding change from their represent ttytives i washington and not business as usual. but it's an urban district where gun control was already popular. let's see how this works in places more rural and more swing districts. in other special election news, teddy turner, the son of ted turner, who's vying for the open house seat in south carolina's first congressional district has launched a new tv ad telling viewers to break up with career politicians. it's clear, though, he's singling out
jackson and charlie sheen. here is what he said on cnn. >> this has been an important public conversation that we've had about police brutality, about police corruption, about violence and they're talking about making him the first domestic drone target and as far as this goes, he's like a real life super hero to many people. don't get he me wrong what he did-- but when you read his manifesto, he wasn't entirely crazy, he had a plan and a mission, people are rooting for somebody who was wronged to get a kind of revenge against the system. it's almost like watching django in chains in real life, it's kind of exciting. >> sean: kind of exciting? and a muhrer-- >> yeah, it's kind of exciting, this is a situation where this particular commenter actually has a long history of upholding cop killers, wrote a book in 2011, convicted cop killer who killed a philadelphia police officer. he has a long track record of supporting this behavior when he back tracks on his comments and say i don't really support what he did, he has a long history of supporting it and it's now become mainstream. >> sean:
here, a book there. >> reporter: and patience is important according to mayor scott jackson. >> we have about 245 miles worth of road, and as of right now, about 50% of them are imp impassable. >> reporter: you find people i s neighborhoods doing their part. >> i have a friend down the street. his street isn't plowable. i owe him a couple and that's about what it is. >> reporter: and that's what peter is hoping for. >> i hope to get boy scouts helping out. >> reporter: neighbors helping neighbors to get help in hamden. the good news is it is night. the bad news is there's bad news in the forecast to add to the snow they're trying to get rid of. >> at least you you're finding folks with a good attitude and you moonwalking is always fun. you can continue to share with us. george howell live in connecticut. >> john, back over to you. >> i agree. lake to see george moonwalking. >>> saying is one thing. doing it is another. coming up from washington, a closer look at what the president promised in the last "state of the union" address. did he follow through? you ready? we wanna be our brothe
hear it, the music underneath those images, a version of michael jackson's "we are the world." >>> the super bowl champion baltimore ravens celebrated today with several thousand of their closest friends, their hometown fans. people dressed in purple lined the streets to cheer the team's victory in sunday's matchup with the san francisco 49ers, and here is a victor's eye view we want to show you. cnn mounted a camera on the humvee carrying head coach harbaugh. this is what it looks like to be on the receiving end of this kind of a celebration. probably a view his brother wishes he had right about now. >> very cool. >> isn't that cool? >> very impressive. >> congrats again. >>> we're also hearing some sharp criticism on the president's policy for using drones to kill americans. would the outcry be louder if we were talking about george w. bush? that will be debated when we come back. oh my goodness... oh my gosh, this looks amazing... [ male announcer ] 15 entrees under $15! it's our new maine stays! seafood, chicken, and more! ooh! the tilapia with roasted vegetables. i'm act
scott jackson. he says digging out from 40 inches of snow will take weeks. >> we have about 240 miles' worth of road. and add of rise now about 50% of them are impassable. >> city has called in extra crews to operate payloaders that scoop up the snow. snow plows have worked around the clock to clear most major highways. and you find people in neighborhoods doing their part. >> i've got my friend. he lives down the street. and his street isn't plowed. so i owe him a couple, but that's about it. >> reporter: and that's what peter curtis is counting on. >> as far as i'm concerned, okay, i hope to get plowed out or get some boy scouts to come and shovel me out today. >> reporter: neighbors helping neighbors to get life in hamden back to normal. so the good news, we did see some of the snow melt today. but the bad news is it's expected, i should say, to get down into the 20s tonight. so a lot of the water you that see here on the roads, this will turn into black ice, and it will make for a very dicey commute for drivers in the morning, wolf. >> it looks like the weather -- i don't know if
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